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river, and now as nbc bay area's cheryl hurd reports, most of the lafayette community is coming together to make sure the search continues. >> reporter: casa gourmet burrito was packed by 7:00 friday night. those who came to the small restaurant in lafayette had one thing in mind, bring brett olson home. >> anything to bring him home. we need our boy to come home. he's a wonderful guy. he's amazing, beautiful family. just need to bring him home. >> reporter: a lafayette native and cal poly student was reported missing earlier this week. he spent labor day weekend with friends tubing down the sacramento river and was last seen 1:00 p.m. sunday when he arrived near chico to float down the river. his parents traveled up north to help search for their son. in an interview this week, it was clear they were not giving up hope. >> i was going to drive him back tonight. still going to drive him back tonight. >> reporter: obviously this isn't -- >> sure. >> reporter: karen mow just returned from chico today. >> the chico state students who don't even know him, are organizing searches, putting up
-old kenyan youngstrom. he's a seven-year veteran of the department. cheryl hurd has the latest on the investigation. we begin with gene ellie live outside the medical center with the latest on the officer's condition, gene? >> we have been receiving emotional updates from the chp all night. tonight officer youngstrom is listed in critical condition on life support. all night, members of his family have been arriving at the hospital. >> i've been speaking with his family, and they have asked me to convey their thanks to their extended family and friends, law enforcement and public safety communities. >> the acting chief of the chp's golden gate division says the critically wounded officer is kenyan youngstrom. his family is at his bedside, showing an intense show of support from the law enforcement community. >> they are overwhelmed with the relationship we share amongst ourselves as well as the communities. >> reporter: dozens of officers are in and out, holding vigil for the officer who served seven years with the chp. most recently in martinez. deanna mcdermott knows the fath
experience. but he might have fresh ideas. he's only 18 years old. cheryl hurd joins us in fremont. it's a sizable city. is he serious, cheryl? >> reporter: he is very serious. just two years ago, he used to be student here at washington high school. but again, he is very serious. he travels almost every weekend from his school in los angeles, to fremont, just to campaign. he really wants to be mayor. >> thank you for being here this evening. >> reporter: he's poised. and his political knowledge goes well beyond the last 18 years of his wife. and he wants to be the next mayor of fremont. >> even though i'm young, i have everything that it takes to make sure that we can solve the problems here in fremont. >> reporter: fremont is akbarry's hometown. he graduated from washington high school two years ago. right now, he's majoring in mechanical engineering and minoring in computer science at usc. if he wins, he would be the city's first mayor of south-asian descent and obviously, its youngest. >> i think the main thing to focus on is what i have to offer. >> and there are concerned about w
student. some parents are still supporting him. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd joins us with the details. cheryl? >> reporter: a lot of parents are supporting this teacher, i talked to one teacher who is suspicious. all of the parents here tonight say they want answers. about 100 parents packed the school library. all of them desperate for information about the arrest of james azaki. a sixth grade teacher and athletic coach at albany middle school. >> i think it's important for information to be available. for things to be transparent as much as possible. and i'm mainly concerned about the continuity of my child's education. >> no cameras were allowed inside, but reporters were let in. parents told school administrators that the arrest of the popular teacher has many students upset and confused. >> we are in a very delicate situation of an arrest being made and an allegation being made. but no charges as yet. so you have to be very careful when you talk to kids and when you talk to parents. >> izumazaki was arrested wednesday morning on suspicion of a lewd act with a child under 14. some
the help wanted sign in the window isn't for minorities or 40-year-olds. cheryl hurd has been looking at the class-action lawsuit. >> reporter: this lawsuit is filled with allegations against the company based in irvine. based on allegations that people of color need not apply. the)jz lawsuit was filed in alameda county this week. it alleges that the popular in-n-out burger chain discriminates against people of color. >> we believe individuals who are applying for store associate positions and custodial positions at in-n-out burger, certain individuals are being discriminated against. >> reporter: attorney joe young represents two african-american men over the age of 40. one applied at the chain's oakland restaurants in june. in august, he was told he didn't get the job. the complaint also says a second plaintiff applied for positions in san francisco and oakland. young says his client was also denied employment. he says both his clients are qualified for the jobs they applied for. >> we believe their story isn't necessarily an outliar. it's indicative of a systemic -- a larger system
ers games. let's bring in cheryl hurd. longer lines. but in theory, safer games. not a bad trade-off, is it? >> reporter: that is true. raider fans are notorious for tailgating before and after the game. tonight was no different. as you can see, the parking lot is still packed. before tonight's game, they passed out this flyer because new procedures are now in place. raider mania is something new at every home game. but as the oakland raiders take on the chargers in front of the nation, new security measures. and one was arrest during the first quarter at the game. there is zero tolerance for bad fan behavior. >> we've implemented the use of hand-held metal detectors. >> reporter: some fans got a hand shake from the team ceo. the league's chief of security says stadium violence is not just an oakland problem. >> there have been situations where guns have been outside the stadium, where someone had a handgun that was loaded. saw we were doing the screening. police were on the scene, recovered the weapon. >> reporter: and there are ways to protect yourself once you're inside the st
department. the opd sees it differently. here's cheryl hurd. >> we cannot staff an officer at these intersections 24/7. >> oakland has red light enforcement at 11 intersections in the city. >> a lot of these intersections we have pedestrians crossings, kids going to school. different people traveling through there. and we need a system that can help us. >> the department wants a green light from the city to extend the red light camera contract for an additional three years. they say it makes intersections safer. that extension would cost a little over $2 million. >> the police department experience as you've heard in there from loss and in terms of personnel this is one way to help us as a force multiplier and be there at those dangerous intersections. >> not everyone wants the red light cameras to stay. >> i would like them to conduct an independent study of what these cameras are doing. >> roger jones is a local activist who organized the red light camera protest group in alameda county. >> the public safety meeting and they're very concerned about the revenue. >> oakland
area's cheryl hurd joins us with more. we heard her story before, but now she's going back into the deep so she can pull others out too? >> that's right. here's a copy of the civil suit that she filed here just yesterday. it was filed here at the contra costa superior court in martinez. in it, it claims that an entire school district was hiding sexual abuse. >> to me, it's like everything could have been stopped right then and there with that one letter. >> the letter kristen kanaan is talking about is a letter she claims remained hidden in a file at the school district for nearly 20 years. >> i'm writing to inform the administration of an incident that occurred in june of 1990. >> reporter: this letter is dated june 1994 and was allegedly sent to the school principal by an 18-year-old girl. in it, the woman documents alleged sexual abuse by a science teacher at joaquin middle school. >> on this day in june, however, when we arrived at my house, he stopped the car, kissed me on the mouth and placed his hand on my chest and inside my shirt. >> reporter: kristen was raped and
team coverage tonight. nbc bay area cheryl hurd is at the suspect's home near chico. we start with jean nelli at a vigil for the officer. >> reporter: lots of tears and hugs in cordelia tonight. a police chaplain told the large crowd tonight the officer was taken off life support at 6:05. that announcement was met with solemn silence. dozens of people gathered here in cordelia tonight, mourning the loss of the officer and mourning the loss for the family. the youngstrom's family now faces a future without a father and a husband. some of the youngstrom's coworkers held each other and cried. congressman john garimund irk spoke about the need to stop senseless violence and the need to pull together and help the youngstrom family. cordelia is a tight-knit community full of families. many of the parents and kids at the vigil know the four youngstrom kids through school and sports. some parents spent the day at oak brook elementary school helping students understand one of life's toughest lessons. >> it was rough. it was a lot of tears, a lot of concern, a lot of questions. so a lot of kids a
-draped coffins followed an emotional scene. >>> cheryl hurd joins us from berkeley, where the spirit of chris stevens is shining brightly tonight. cheryl? >> reporter: it is, indeed. it was a somber evening here in berkeley tonight. the candlelight vigil started with a moment of silence, for a man they call their brother. these members of the alpha tau omega fraternity didn't know christopher stevens. but he was their brother. that's why they held a candlelight vigil to honor him tonight. >> we share the same ideals. so, we know that we need to do something for him and his family. >> reporter: the ambassador graduated from u.c. berkeley in 1982 and was a member of this fraternity. in their eyes, he is a hero. >> we bow to our brother for the service in his life. >> reporter: stevens went on to study law at u.c. hastings in san francisco. as a young adult, he joined the peace corps. and taught english to children in a small moroccan town. even back then, he had dreams of becoming a diplomat. his uncle told us by phone that stevens was brilliant. >> he got this job strictly because of the quali
the team before today's special game for a special ceremony. nbc bay area's own cheryl hurd was on the field as the a's donated $5,000 to the0friends f faith. the event raised more than $1 million for breast cancer education and research. we want to thank you for watching nbc bay area news at
. >> reporter: brett olsen's funeral on saturday. reporting live in lafayette, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, cheryl. >>> breaking the silence tonight, a catholic school in san jose is in a difficult position, after a former student revealed a secret he kept for decades. that he was sexually abused at sellman prep. he says he was abused in the '60s. that accusation was not the first. they sent a letter to faculty and staff. william fargton was removed from the ministry, after allegations surfaced from another former student. he exercises no ministry. and he is under close supervision. the victim wanted to put the story out there as part of the healing process. and to encourage victims to seek their own healing. >>> another is under investigation tonight for perjury. a group of alleged former abuse victims is pushing for prosecutors to go after father gerald linder, for lying under oath during a recent trial. they claimed they were sexually assaulted by the 68-year-old priest when they were young, as well. linder took the stand during that trial and denied molesting lynch.
. again, the cause of the accident is under investigation. live in marin county, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> so sad, thank you, cheryl. >>> frustration in san francisco during the massive critical mass ride. for most it was a smooth ride. what started out in 1992 as a protest for bikers rights has turned into a global cause. tonight a birthday ride for the movement and a milestone for one rider who was there when it started. kimberly terry takes us down memory lane with one rider. >> this is where it all started. this is where we met that man. where we'll meet him a little later on. many of the bikers returned here later on. this is a small group that was left. there were 2,000 people out here earlier today. and the movement was literally moved, took to the streets at times. snarling traffic, according to police, there were no problems. >> coming back to experience perhaps my last critical mass. >> reporter: 80-year-old derek was part of the critical mass movement when it started 20 years ago. >> i've just come back to reminisce, see how it's doing, the bicycling situation has gotte
's cheryl hurd. >> reporter: was packed by 7:00 friday night. those who came to the small restaurant on mount diablo road in lafayette had one thing in mind. bring brett olsen home. >> anything to bring him home. we need our boy to come home. he's a wonderful guy. he's amazing, beautiful family. we just need to bring him home. >> reporter: the lafayette native and cal poly student was reported missing earlier this week. he spent labor day weekend with friends tubing down the sacramento river and was last seen 1:00 p.m. sunday when he arrived at beer can beach near chico to float down the river. his parents traveled up north to help search for their son. in an interview this week, it was clear they were not giving up hope. >> i was going to drive him back tonight. still going to drive him back tonight. >> obviously this isn't -- >> karen mow just returned from chico today. >> the chico state students who don't even know him are out there organizing searches, putting up flyers, doing whatever they can. and most of them have never met him. >> reporter: word about the missing student is
. >> the cause of this fire is still under investigation. reporting live from the oakland hills it, i'm cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> still ahead, left for dead. a disturbing case of animal abuse in the south bay leads to a plea for help. >> hard to kind of see him and not know what's going to happen to him. >> and the fight of his young life. a bay area family's desperate search for a donor. >>> plus, the clock is ticking. why people in california are rushing to buy products from amazon before this weekend. >> and i'm jeff rainieri. after 90 degree east today, numbers starting to drop off. 57 in palo alto. we'll have 70s in the south bay by the noon area. we'll talk who will talk 90s in just a few minutes. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. >> a terrible case of animal cruelty. a pi
will be reopened on 680. >>> do we have cheryl hurd? she is live with an update on the situation there. >> reporter: we are live here in walnut creek, very near the shooting scene. as you can see, traffic is still a mess. this traffic nightmare, of course, stems from the officer-involved shooting at 680 at about 8:30 this morning. it all happened during a traffic stop this morning in alamo. according to police, when the first chp officer made contact with the driver, the driver allegedly pulled out a gun. shots were fired, severely injuring the chp officer. he was then rushed to the hospital. contra costa sheriff's speaksperson jimmy lee takes on the story from there. >> the second officer did fire his weapon at the driver. the driver was taken to john mere medical center. he is deceased. we are not releasing his identity yet as we have not notified the next of kin. >> reporter: now as you can see, traffic here has been like this in and around walnut creek all day long. police tell us that they have a dash cam video and will be reviewing that before they release any more information. now back here
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